Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Surrey
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000/annum Car and Superb Package


Job Role: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Surrey GU1 4YT

Salary: Negotiable pending on experience + car + package  

Top 5 UK House Builder

The client 

Known for the delivery of quality homes, at the best possible cost. Their work is fundamental to continued success as a business and presents a fast-moving challenge that will exercise your creativity and commercial flair to the full.

The role as Quantity Surveyor

You will work closely with the SQS and Commercial management team for the commercial and surveying responsibilities for large sites

Other Responsibilities include working closely with all sub-contractor procedures and processes, and materials and goods if necessary, whilst always ensuring compliance with Group Policies and Procedures are met.

Duties for the Quantity Surveyor

Maintain all cost control procedures working within the guidelines set out within the Group policies and procedures
Be aware of new materials and methods of construction which the company may employ, as well as a sound knowledge of latest regulations, codes of practice and NHBC requirements
Be responsible for all cost control procedures, including managing and controlling the budget and valuations by always updating the estimated final costs, and having the ability to show absolute cost and value reconciliation
Be able to control all commercial tasks and responsibilities on large Sites, including those in excess of 200 units
Contribute to the conceptual designs/options to ensure the design is kept within the budgeted values
Maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within contingency levels
Complete accurate costing for each aspect of site development
Analyse and report on costs and cash flow using the support systems available
Prepare tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials, using Group Procedures
Compile subcontractor recommendations for approval
Evaluate and agree variations and instructions, always aware of budgetary constraints, and ensuring that approval is obtained prior to agreement of variations in excess of the respective allowances
Be aware of new materials and methods of construction which the business may employ
Liaise with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity
Attend all project and team meetings as required, and present the Commercial position to the meeting
Compile and Present valuations at Divisional valuation meetings
Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on estimating e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE, Code for Sustainable Homes
Complete any other duties as required by the Managing Surveyor/Commercial Manager
Skills and experience required for the role of Quantity Surveyor

Qualified to HND level or higher with a valid CSCS card
Proven track record in similar role or at the level of Quantity Surveyor
Must have a full understanding of current market conditions and rates
Must be able to control cost to complete on all trades and on all provisions to ensure live cost certainly
Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail, able to gather, interpret and present data to facilitate preparation of budgets and subsequent valuations
Methodical, conscientious and organised, works to deliver high standards
Strong IT skills, working knowledge of computer systems within the commercial environment, i.e. project management/payment and valuation software
Articulate, clear and credible, and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Able to contribute towards the resolution of disputes, problems and cost issues
Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of projects
Strong communication skills, the ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally
Wide experience in the discipline within the house building industry
Strong communication skills, the ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally
Strong knowledge of Building Regulations, NHBC and Health and Safety requirements etc
Our Company and Benefits

Competitive Salary
Competitive Bonus Scheme
Company Car or Cash Allowance
Annual Medical Health Assessment
25 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 28 days)
Choice of Flexible Benefits
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.